Chip Ganassi Racing
Jul 24

TUDOR Championship: Karam to sub for Rojas at Indy

27-29 June,  2014, Watkins Glen, New York, USA 01, Ford, Riley DP, P, Scott Pruett, Memo Rojas, Sage Karam ©2014, Richard Dole LAT Photo USA

The Six Hours of the Glen, held on June 29, 2014, marked the second time this season had competed in the No. 01 Ford Riley DP. (Photo: Richard Dole/LAT Photographic)

Sage Karam will make an unexpected fill-in appearance at with Felix Sabates for this weekend’s Brickyard Grand Prix, as he’ll sub for the injured in the team’s No. 01 Ford EcoBoost Riley.

The team said Rojas was ruled out of action due to a nagging back issue.

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Mar 15

SportsCars: Chip Ganassi Racing Wins Twelve Hours Of Sebring

Marino Franchitti takes the checkered flag in the No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing Ford Riley DP. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

Marino Franchitti takes the checkered flag in the No. 01 Ford Riley DP. (Photo: LAT Photographic)

With a bit of luck and a late-race yellow, Chip Ganassi Racing powered through to claim victory in Saturday’s 62nd Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of , the second round of the .

After an unforgettable around-the-clock endurance classic, that saw nearly half the race run under yellow, Marino Franchitti took the No. 01 Telcel Riley-Ford across the line 4.682 seconds ahead of the No. 1 Extreme Speed Motorsports HPD ARX-03b of Ryan Dalziel in second.

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Feb 24

5 Things To Know After The IndyCar Series Media Day

Scott Dixon, Helio Castroneves, Graham Rahal, Juan Pablo Montoya, James Hinchcliffe and Simon Pagenaud. (Photos: Getty Images)

, Helio Castroneves, , , James Hinchcliffe and Simon Pagenaud. (Photos: LAT Photographic)

Five things to know about what went on at Series media day in advance of the season-opening March 30 race at St. Petersburg, Fla.


The Champ Is Here: Scott Dixon wants to drive with his regular No. 9 this year rather than switch to the traditional champions’ No. 1. Either way, Dixon enters as the defending series champion as he chases a fourth championship in 2014.

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Dec 19

IndyCar: Franchitti Planning To Keep Hands On Racing

IndyCar: Dario Franchitti Is Planning To Keep His Hands On Racing

, former driver of the #10 Target Honda Dallara. (Photo: Getty Images)

Dario Franchitti hobbled into Thursday’s news conference on crutches and sat down between ’s two most cherished prizes — the series championship trophy and the Indianapolis 500 trophy.

That’s when it all hit home for , Chip Ganassi’s employees — and Franchitti himself.

He is done racing.

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Dec 13

IndyCar: Briscoe Joins Ganassi, Kanaan Takes Over Franchitti’s Vacated Target Seat

Ryan Briscoe will drive the No. 8 machine for Chip Ganassi Racing in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

will drive the No. 8 machine for in 2014. (Photo: Getty Images)

Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and NTT DATA, a leading global IT services provider, announced today they have signed veteran and seven-time winner Ryan Briscoe to drive the No. 8 NTT DATA Chevrolet in the Series.

Along with the signing of Briscoe, will move into the seat vacated by four-time IndyCar Series Champion and three-time Indianapolis 500 Winner in the No. 10 Target Chevrolet. Kanaan will run alongside three-time and reigning IndyCar Series Champion and Indianapolis 500 Winner as part of Team Target.

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